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Definition of Moor
MoorMoor Moor, n. [F. More, Maure, L. Maurus a Moor, a
Mauritanian, an inhabitant of Mauritania, Gr. ?; cf. ? black,
dark. Cf. Morris a dance, Morocco.]
1. One of a mixed race inhabiting Morocco, Algeria, Tunis,
and Tripoli, chiefly along the coast and in towns.
2. (Hist.) Any individual of the swarthy races of Africa or
Asia which have adopted the Mohammedan religion. ``In
Spanish history the terms Moors, Saracens, and Arabs are
synonymous.' --Internat. Cyc. MoorMoor Moor, n. [OE. mor, AS. m[=o]r moor, morass; akin to D.
moer moor, G. moor, and prob. to Goth. marei sea, E. mere.
See Mere a lake.]
1. An extensive waste covered with patches of heath, and
having a poor, light soil, but sometimes marshy, and
abounding in peat; a heath.
In her girlish age she kept sheep on the moor.
2. A game preserve consisting of moorland.
Moor buzzard (Zo["o]l.), the marsh harrier. [Prov. Eng.]
Moor coal (Geol.), a friable variety of lignite.
Moor cock (Zo["o]l.), the male of the moor fowl or red
grouse of Europe.
Moor coot. (Zo["o]l.) See Gallinule.
Moor fowl. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) The European ptarmigan, or red grouse (Lagopus
(b) The European heath grouse. See under Heath.
Moor game. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Moor fowl (above).
Moor grass (Bot.), a tufted perennial grass (Sesleria
c[ae]rulea), found in mountain pastures of Europe.
Moor hawk (Zo["o]l.), the marsh harrier.
Moor hen. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) The female of the moor fowl.
(b) A gallinule, esp. the European species. See
(c) An Australian rail (Tribonyx ventralis).
Moor monkey (Zo["o]l.), the black macaque of Borneo
Moor titling (Zo["o]l.), the European stonechat
Moor Moor, v. i.
To cast anchor; to become fast.
On oozy ground his galleys moor. --Dryden.
MoorMoor Moor, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Moored; p. pr. & vb. n.
Mooring.] [Prob. fr. D. marren to tie, fasten, or moor a
ship. See Mar.]
1. (Naut.) To fix or secure, as a vessel, in a particular
place by casting anchor, or by fastening with cables or
chains; as, the vessel was moored in the stream; they
moored the boat to the wharf.
2. Fig.: To secure, or fix firmly. --Brougham.
Meaning of Moor from wikipedia
songwriter, singer, composer
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(1947–2000), British general practitioner
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buoys, and mooring
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